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Case Officer - Promoting Independence

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Are you someone who could promote and support people’s independence?

We are offering an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic, and supportive team. Our Older Persons and Physical Disability team assesses and provides support to the Dover/Deal community. Our focus is on promoting and supporting people’s independence and wellbeing.

You will support integrated working with a range of teams, partner organisations and other parties to offer a broad range of options to clients and carers. Develop care and support arrangements, supporting clients and their carers to build and maintain community links and optimise independence and wellbeing. Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings with partners to support complex needs. Excellent communication skills are essential to facilitate this.  

You will be able to create and maintain accurate, up to date and reliable data, information, and records in line with information governance framework requirements, standards, and best practice to ensure compliance with legislation.

This is an exciting time to join us and we welcome enquiries regarding the post prior to interviews from people who are ready to be part of our exciting journey.

You must be flexible to provide a responsive and seamless service.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. The ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is essential.

Our offer

  • Starting salary £22,581
  • Full induction and comprehensive professional learning and development
  • Starting annual leave allowance of 25 days 
  • A minimum of 5 days training each year 
  • Excellent Local Government pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Contact Details

Please contact Team Manager Belinda Rotchell on 03000 411367 if you would like to discuss this position further.

About the Company

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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